This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Dr. Aijun Qiu, Deputy Director General/Research Fellow, China Center for Urban Development, National Development and Reform Commission and Dr. Yang Saini, Beijing Normal University’s Academy of Disaster Reduction & Emergency Management.
Over 30 participants from 15 African countries gathered for a session to share experiences, knowledge and lessons learned on disaster risk finance activities related in their respective countries.
The Art of Resilience brought together international artists, technologists, and makers representing Latin America, South and East Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the United States. Curated from a global call for entries, The Art of Resilience demonstrated how art can unite a range of disciplines—big data, scientific research, and community organizing—to further the understanding and communication of disaster and climate risk.
Over 250 experts and practitioners came together to exchange knowledge and participate in a dialogue on sustainable, climate-smart solutions for improved resilience in Tanzania.
The 8th Central Africa Platform brought together approximately 90 participants, including national disaster risk reduction (DRR) focal points, national climate focal points, and national meteorology focal points, to take stock of progress on disaster risk reduction across the region.
The fourth edition of the World Reconstruction Conference focused on the inclusion of marginalized groups during assessment, planning, and decision-making to ensure that no one is left behind during disaster recovery and to achieve more equitable recovery outcomes.